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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who helps Rachel with her bags while waiting at the airport in Chapter 7?
2. Who is the note from that Rachel reads after she returns to Washington in Chapter Eleven?
3. What does Richard get a ticket for when he proposes to Rachel?
4. Who was having drinks with Thelma at the Washington Hilton, according to Betty?
5. What author does Rachel talk about when she is doing a cooking demonstration?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the Siegels' reaction when Rachel calls them to tell them about Mark and Thelma's affair?
2. Describe Richard's proposal to Rachel.
3. What are the policeman doing in Rachel's Washington house when she returns from the cooking demonstration in New York?
4. What is Jonathan doing outside his house when Rachel arrives?
5. Describe Nathaniel's physical appearance.
6. How do Arthur and Julie keep Rachel entertained in the hospital?
7. Why does Rachel agree to return to Washington with Mark?
8. What does Arthur do that betrays his marriage and the Feldmans friendship?
9. In what way does Rachel seem to be hoping that her marriage will return to normal after Nathaniel is born?
10. Describe Arthur's physical appearance.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What prompts Rachel to go into labor? Why does she believe the baby wants to be born early? How does Rachel contrast the birth of Nathaniel with that of Sam?
Essay Topic 2
Why does Rachel remain silent after she is released from the hospital? How does this silence make her feel? When she finally breaks her silence at Betty's house, what extreme action does she take? Why?
Essay Topic 3
What is Rachel's opinion about the connection between food and love? How can she tell which stage of a relationship she is by the potatoes she is making? Provide textual examples to support your answer.
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